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31 JULY 2014

 


38   Articles

October 30, 2006

Russia and Cuba dominate finals

Heavyweight (91kgs) Odlanier Solis Fonte and Yuriorkis Gamboa Toledano flyweight (51kga) struck Gold for Cuba at the Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall by clearly out-pointing Viktar Zuyev and Jerome Thomas, respectively. Russia and Cuba dominate finals

Bhartrelemy strikes more Gold for Cuba

In the first final of the last day Yan Varela Bhartrelemy was crowned Olympic Light-flyweight (48kgs) champion when he out-point 17 year-old Atagun Yalcinkaya from Turkey by 21-16. Bhartrelemy strikes more Gold for Cuba

Kindalen ends Amir's dream

Bolton teenager Amir Khan's dream of winning Olympic Gold in the lightweight division at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games ended when classy Cuban Mario Cesar Kindalen out-pointed the young Briton by 30-22. Kindalen ends Amir's dream

Awesome Kahn into Olympic final

By Anthony Evans: Teen tornado Amir Kahn boxed the most majestic and mature fight of his embryonic career to storm his way into Sunday’s Olympic Lightweight Final . Awesome Kahn into Olympic final

Khan sets sights on Gold

By Anthony Evans: Teen tornado Amir Kahn boxed the most majestic and mature fight of his embryonic career to storm his way into Sunday's Olympic Lightweight Final . Khan sets sights on Gold

Semi final round-up: Ward makes it to final

American Andre Ward qualified for Sunday's light-heavyweight final by scoring a tight 17-15 points win over Uzbekistan's Utkirbek Haydarov. Ward, the only US boxer to reach one of the finals, kept his proud country's chances of a medal alive by adopting a high workrate throughout and it eventually paid off when he nicked the extra points needed in the dying seconds of the bout. Semi final round-up: Ward makes it to final

Flyweight and middleweight quarterfinal round-up

The final batch of quarterfinal bouts took place at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens with the last semi final places being decided at Flyweight and middleweight taking place. Flyweight and middleweight quarterfinal round-up

Light-heavyweight Quarterfinal round-up day 11

Andre Ward from the USA scored a huge upset in the light-heavyweight quarterfinals by out-pointing double world and European champion Eygeny Makarenko. Light-heavyweight Quarterfinal round-up day 11

Light-flyweight quarter final round-up day 11

As expected Sergey Kazakov booked his place in the semi-final by out-pointing Namibian late replacement Joseph Jermia. Jermia only qualified for the Athens Games when the Kenyan representative pulled out and did well to reach the quarterfinal. But the world and European was just too and prevailed by 18 points to 11. Light-flyweight quarter final round-up day 11

Featherweight results day 10

Cuban Luis Franco Vazquez, one of the favourites to strike Gold in Athens failed to reach the semi final stag when he was out-pointed by world silver medallist Vitali Tajbert from Germany by 34 points to 26. Featherweight results day 10

Light wlterweight welterweight and heavyweight results day 9

Light-welterweight Yudel Johnson from Cuba moved into the semi final of the Athens Olympics with a tight 32-28 points win over Uzbekistan's Dilshod Mahmudov, Johnson, who proved a little too strong and even forced a standing eight count in the fourth and final round on his way to victory. Light wlterweight welterweight and heavyweight results day 9

Middleweight and flyweight results day 8:Yasser stuns Simion

Ramadan Yasser pulled of the upset of the Games so far when he out-pointed Gold medal favourite Marian Simion Middleweight and flyweight results day 8:Yasser stuns Simion

Magnificent Khan cruises to last 8

By Clive Bernath: Britain's sole boxing representative Amir Khan cruised into the quarterfinal of the lightweight competition with a superb display of boxing and maturity beyond his years to clearly out-point Bulgarian European champion Dimitar Stilianov Magnificent Khan cruises to last 8

Featherweight results day 7

An impressive display of combination punching by Cuban lightweight Franco Vazquez proved the difference against Brazilian Carlos Velazquez at the Peristeri Hall in Athens earlier today. Featherweight results day 7

Lightweight results day 7

Mario Kindelan, the defending Olympic lightweight champion moved comfortably into the quarterfinals with a clear and controlled 24-9 points win over Pakistan's Ali Shah. Lightweight results day 7

Canadian Kooner has lot to fight for

turned out to be a useful warm-up for the 2004 Games when Canadian bantamweight boxer Andrew Kooner took a tune-up bout last month. Canadian Kooner has lot to fight for

Light-welterweight results day 6

Boris Georgiev from Bulgaria looked very impressive in out-pointing American Rock Allen in the last 16 of the light-welterweight division. The Bulgarian's elusive fancy footwork and quick hand speed proved too much for the 22 year-old from Philadelphia. Georgiev prevailed by 30 points to 10. Light-welterweight results day 6

Welterweight and light-heavyweight results day 6

Welterweight and light-heavyweight results day 6 Welterweight and light-heavyweight results day 6

Bantamweight results day 4

Algerian boxer Malik Bouziane managed to reach the last 16 in the bantamweight division with a close but deserved 19-16 win over European championship silver medallist Ali Hallab . Bantamweight results day 4

Heavyweight and super-heavyweight results day 5

Double world champion Odanier Solis Fonte out-pointed Russian southpaw Alexander Alekseev by 24-21 in what was a disappointment performance by both men who were capable of much much more. Heavyweight and super-heavyweight results day 5

Light flyweight results day 5

Ethiopian Ecepeth Endekaichen rallied in the fourth and final session of his light-flyweight bout to clinch a place in the final 16 by virtue of a 26-21 points win over Japan's Toshiyuki Igarashi JPN Light flyweight results day 5

Flyweight results day 4

Russian southpaw Georgi Balakshin proved a little too strong for Algerian Mebarek Soltani in their flyweight bout at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Flyweight results day 4

Featherweight results from day 3

Day three of the Boxing tournament in Athens saw one of the closest bouts so far in Athens, 2004 when Brazilian Edvaldo Oliveira won on the count back rule against Puerto Rican Carlos Velazquez. Featherweight results from day 3

Lightweight results: Khan progresses

Britain's sole representative Amir Khan recovered from a slow start to outclass local boxer Marios Kaperonis at the Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall in Athens to win on the outclassed rule in the third session. Lightweight results: Khan progresses

Featherweight Gaudet retires1996 champ

By Sean Waisglass: Canadian featherweight Benoit Gaudet fought his way to his second big Olympic victory on Monday (Aug 16) in Athens. Featherweight Gaudet retires1996 champ

Despaigne tops Pascal

Cuba's Yordani Despaigne took a solid decision from Canadian Jean Pascal in the 75kg or middleweight division in the opening round of 32. Despaigne tops Pascal

Stewardson decisions Furtado

By Patrick Kehoe: Canadian light-heavyweight Trevor Stewardson easily out-pointed Flavio Furtado of Cape Verde with a final total points margin of 36 to 20. The Thunder Bay, Ontario native looked comfortable and in command from the opening moments of the bout. Stewardson decisions Furtado

Day 1 round-up: Dirrell through to next round

Arguably, the USA's best chance to strike Gold in Athens is middleweight Andre Dirrell and he did not disappoint on the opening day of the boxing competition. The second bout of the 2004 Games saw Dirrell out-point Dabateer Ha 25-18 in a keenly contested bout. Day 1 round-up: Dirrell through to next round

Aragon ends Greek dream

Two time world champion Lorenzo Aragon from Cuba cruised effortlessly to the second round of the welterweight (69kgs) competition with a third round stoppage win over local fighter Theodoros Kotakos. Aragon ends Greek dream

Blain and Malatin line up battle

Willie Blain, the 2003 world champion scored a comfortable 36-14 win over Tunisia's Mohamed Ali on the second day of the boxing competition. Blain looked relaxed as he went through his full repertoire of shots to coast through to the second round of the light-welterweight (64kg) class. Blain and Malatin line up battle

Khan to face Greek opponent

Amir Khan, the 17 year-old wonder kid from Bolton will face Marios Kaperonis in the first round of the 60kg class at the Olympics Games in Athens on Monday (Aug 16) afternoon. Khan to face Greek opponent

Olympic preview 2004

By Ognian Georgiev: In the following paragraphs we will try to present the main contenders for the Olympic Games medal podium. Olympic preview 2004

Boxing Schedule

Boxing Schedule for the Olympic 2004 Games Boxing Schedule

Iraqi boxer tunes for Olympics in the US.

An Iraqi boxer from Baghdad is tuning up for the Olympics Games in Athens, Greece this summer by training at Gleasons gym in Brooklyn, New York City. Iraqi boxer tunes for Olympics in the US.

Kenyan boxer thrown out of Olympics

David Munyasia, the Kenyan bantamweight representative for the Greece Olympics which begin this weekend, was the first athlete to be sent home from the Games after testing positive for a banned substance. Kenyan boxer thrown out of Olympics

Estrada gunning for Olympic super-heavyweight gold

The future of the heavyweight division in boxing, to some degree, may rest on the broad shoulders of Jason Estrada in the Summer Olympic Games in Athens. How well boxers perform and what color medals they capture will determine the value of signing bonuses for those such as Estrada who will turn pro when they return home and negotiate with interested promoters. Estrada gunning for Olympic super-heavyweight gold

Convicted killer ok to fight in Olympics

Soulan Pownceby has been selected to box for New Zealand at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece this summer despite having served four years for the manslaughter of his five month old child. Convicted killer ok to fight in Olympics
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